Steve Westly

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2009

    Going, Going, Gavin: What's Next For Newsom, City, State?

    ​ It's unlikely anyone has ever publicly announced he's taking a job so he can spend less time with his family. But countless folks turning in their resignation letters have chalked up the decision to jump ship to a desire to spend more time with the fam. Gavin Newsom joined that lengthy list ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2009

    Clinton Endorsement Indicates Gavin Newsom Not Dropping Out of Race for Governor

    Gavin Newsom, F.O.B.*​ After recent polls showed Gavin Newsom getting clobbered by Jerry Brown even among San Francisco voters, political insiders began wagering when Newsom would gracefully pull the plug on his gubernatorial bid. One reasonable guess making the rounds: Newsom would call it quits ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2008
  • News

    May 9, 2007

    All-in or Nothing

    Rene Medinas Colma casino brought life to a city of cemeteries. It also brought federal agents looking for corruption.

  • News

    November 22, 2006

    Fall Gal

    A money-laundering scandal may have helped bring down former Secretary of State Kevin Shelley. But indicted political maven Julie Lee stands to pay the ultimate price.

  • News

    November 8, 2006

    Rent to Evict

    For years, many low-income renters called the building their home. That's until a developer, who told the government it would be affordable, raised the rents.

  • News

    April 6, 2005

    Requiem for a Pension Fund?

    Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger launches an attack on CalPERS. The giant pension fund's Democratic allies aren't taking it lying down

  • News

    July 28, 2004

    Looking Inside INdTV

    Al Gore and ex-Stanford prof Joel Hyatt say their S.F.-based cable news channel for twentysomethings won't be ideological. But do the Democratic moneymen behind the venture know that?

  • News

    April 21, 2004

    Looking Ahead

    Aides insist that Mayor Gavin Newsom is focused on City Hall; his sudden celebrity has spawned speculation about higher office. Much higher.

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